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AET Flexible Space - Under Floor Air Conditioning Continues to Offer Flexibility for...
Under Floor Air Conditioning has proved to be a flexible and modular approach for the iconic Tricorn House building situated on the Hagley Road in Birmingham, for more than ten years. In 2014 AET Flexible Space supplied and commissioned their under floor air conditioning systems to two additional floors in the twelve storey building; the 7th Floor and the 9th Floor as well as fit out equipment for the 9th and 10th Floors. Originally specified...Read More
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Wieland Make the Right Connection at The Adelphi Building
A range of products including special distribution modules and pluggable DB’s from Wieland Electric have been used for the connection of lighting and power in the newly refurbished Adelphi Building, overlooking the Victoria Embankment in London. The £30m project to remodel and refurbish the iconic art deco building incorporates 190,000sq ft of high specification open plan office accommodation whilst maintaining...Read More
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Knauf Helps Canary Wharf Skyscraper Hit High Notes
One of the most desirable office addresses in London, 25 Churchill Place, has been constructed using a wide range of Knauf products throughout, from the external soffits to the lift shafts and even the bathrooms. The 23-storey skyscraper completes the original Canary Wharf masterplan and was designed by the award-winning architectural practice Kohn Pederson Fox Associates. Standing 130m tall, it provides 19 full floors of Grade A...Read More
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EURO-DIESEL (UK) - New Guide Paper
EURO-DIESEL have a new guide sheet. Chris Connors, General Sales Manager for EURO-DIESEL (UK) provides some clarity to the subject of genset and diesel driven UPS rating definitions. The guide is aimed at engineers responsible for writing specifications, in particular the subject area of correctly defining diesel generator set ratings in accordance with ISO8528 (BS7698). It is simple to follow, concise and when used correctly will...Read More
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Kingspan Tarec® Installed on Flagship M&S
Kingspan Tarec® Kooltherm® FM Pipe Insulation was installed as part one of the most sustainable and sophisticated retail spaces in the country, Marks & Spencer Cheshire Oaks. The mammoth 209,068 sq ft store was designed by Aukett Fitzroy Robinson and features a wide range of energy saving measures including hemp and lime wall panels and an 80,000 litre rain water harvesting tank. In addition to a BREEAM Excellent rating, the building...Read More
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Munters - Visit Munters on Stand D33 at SPATEX 2015 1st-3rd February, Ricoh Arena...
Munters is a global leader in energy efficient air treatment with over 300,000 installations worldwide. For swimming pools, we offer a unique range of total ventilation systems incorporating our desiccant dehumidification technology to reduce maintenance costs, optimise climate conditions and save energy. • Protect building fabric from moisture damage • Prevent condensation on windows, walls and structure • Improve internal conditions...Read More
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Catnic Lintels Help Shape Antler Homes
One of the country's most prestigious property developers has come to rely on the strength and versatility of the Catnic Lintels range to complement the work of its skilled craftsmen and innovative architects. Antler Homes is renowned for creating impressive limited edition, luxury homes in hand-picked locations across England and the Channel Islands; varying from period styles to ultra-contemporary designs. Adopting masonry...Read More
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SSQ Provides Hope
Helping to achieve an unrivalled aesthetic whilst also meeting heritage requirements, SSQ Slate has provided its exclusive Del Carmen Ultra slate to the new Hope House building at the Royal High School, Bath – part of the Cranwell House expansion project. Due to strict conservation requirements, a roofing material was needed which would meet Bath & North East Somerset Council planning standards. As a heritage accepted slate, SSQ’s...Read More
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Heat Mat Installer Training Day South East
Heat Mat will be running a second underfloor heating training day for installers on 20th February 2015 at Steve Willis Training Centre, Sussex. The one day training session will include in-depth product information, installation advice and workshop sessions. There will be the chance to fit a system and programme thermostats along with seminar sessions on Heat Mat’s electric underfloor heating, associated accessories and Ice...Read More
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Mitsubishi Electric - Red Kite Flies in to Tackle Fuel Poverty for Tenants
An innovative housing organisation in Buckinghamshire is aiming to tackle fuel poverty for its tenants through the use of renewable air source heat pumps, which are helping save hundreds of pounds a year on heating for each home. Red Kite Community Housing in Frederick Place, High Wycombe is an unusual social housing provider because it is the only tenant-led, not for profit, charitable housing organisation in the country...Read More
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Gent by Honeywell - Charming Chapel given First Class Protection by Gent
At the heart of the Keele University campus in Staffordshire, lies the UK’s first religious building that was designed specifically to accommodate services by different Christian traditions. The Keele University Chapel was originally constructed in 1964 and has since developed a thriving, inclusive and diverse Christian community of both staff and students. During the past fifty years, the chapel has provided a venue for a multitude of...Read More
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Kingspan Warns of Dangers of Reusing Access Floors
Kingspan Access Floors, the UK’s leading supplier of access flooring, has warned about the dangers of contractors taking up raised floors from buildings being renovated or demolished and then reusing them elsewhere. Kingspan Access Floors Managing Director Terry Newman said: “There is a relatively new but growing trend of contractors attempting to recycle complete second hand flooring systems. This is causing some concern because...Read More
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Condair - New Online Humidifier Selector
Condair, formerly known as JS Humidifiers, has launched an innovative new website, with features including an online product selector tool and psychrometric calculator. The online product selector guides users wanting to select a humidifier through a series of multiple choice questions. As the user progresses through the selection criteria, a shortlist of humidification systems is presented and refined, depending on the user’s requirements...Read More
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Crown Paints puts Colour in Perspective with Social Housing Sector Guide
Crown Paints has produced a comprehensive guide to help specifiers get the best from colour for housing projects. The ‘Housing Colour Book’ pulls together a wide-range of guidance, ideas and inspiration to make selecting shades easy and effective. With a highly visual focus, the 56-page guide includes a range of useful features including a comprehensive colour library, which showcases a variety of palettes in different roomsets...Read More
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